Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity


Linwood, Scotland

Fixed Plant Engineer (Night Shift) 


An exciting new opportunity has arisen for a Fixed Plant Engineer based at our Linwood site. This is a full-time, permanent role and will be on a night shift pattern from Monday to Friday, with some weekend availability. 

Reporting to the Senior Engineer, the successful applicant will be responsible for the daily site maintenance activities at our waste management site in Linwood. 

The Key Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Mechanical & electrical maintenance of both static and mobile plant, including the coordination of maintenance activities
  • Assist in the further development of our PPM to improve plant availability and productivity 
  • Work effectively with operations to coordinate maintenance and operational needs without compromising process efficiency/performance
  • Recommend changes in training, working practices and processes which will improve the business
  • Work with our team to develop technical best practice and establish standard policies and procedures
  • Manage site buildings and facilities to ensure that they are maintained to a serviceable condition as required
  • Comply with all safety instruction and procedures reporting any unsafe practices, accidents, or incidents
  • Reporting of incidents as per company procedure
  • Maintain the highest cleanliness of all working areas
  • Complete all allocated paperwork and record keeping
  • Encourage a culture of proactive health and safety management through General Observation (GO) reporting.

The right candidate will demonstrate:

  • Self-management
  • Good problem-solving skills 
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate at all levels
  • A detailed and conscientious approach 
  • Proactiveness
  • Ability to keep calm under pressure and when working towards deadlines
  • Flexibility and adaptability with regards to working times to ensure that the site is kept operational
  • Manual dexterity in awkward positions. Heavy lifting of tools and machine parts of up to 15kgs.

Experience and Qualifications:


  • Multiskilled engineer with a sound understanding of all legislation and critical requirements including PUWER and LOLER
  • Qualified in mechanical engineering (to at least HNC/HND level) with competence / experience in electrical engineering
  • Experience in working in a high-volume, processing environment.
  • Experience in maintenance engineering of mobile and static plant within a processing environment.
  • Experience of working production plant control technology including PLC and inverter-controlled systems 
  • Electrical control systems with the ability to read and interpret electrical drawings
  • Full UK driving licence.


  • NEBOSH certified 
  • Experience in Six Sigma or Lean manufacturing principles 
  • Experience in continuous process operations. 

The Salary and Benefits:

  • Annual salary between £33,000 and £37,000 depending on experience
  • Overtime opportunities 
  • Life insurance (x 3 times salary)
  • Company pension
  • 26 days and 4 statutory days holiday, increasing with tenure
  • Free on-site parking
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • Full PPE provided.

The Company

Enva is a full-service and leading provider of recycling and resource recovery solutions, with locations across the United Kingdom and Ireland. With sustainability at the forefront of its proposition, Enva recovers a broad range of hazardous and non-hazardous waste materials for re-use in manufacturing and for energy conversion, as well as providing a complete portfolio of water and wastewater services. Enva recycles and recovers as much material as possible, maximising the environmental and commercial benefits and keeps landfill disposal to a minimum. 

To apply for this position, please send your CV and a covering letter outlining why you believe that you should be considered for this role to

Enva Scotland Ltd. is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from all suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

No agencies please.